18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  23 h 15 min
1
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Inari day trip site.

Singapore, Singapore to Inari is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Inari to be cooler, temps between -7°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Lake Inari in Inari--about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka road trip planning website.

Getting from Inari to Saariselka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

6
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Arctic Lifestyle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1h 05 min away). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, join in the after-dark buzz at 66 Arctic Adventures, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Safaris
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Seven Fells Up. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up